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Convicted Arsonist Kenneth Allan Jackson Scheduled for Release Next Tuesday from Prison

The Madera County District Attorney’s office has just learned that Kenneth Allan Jackson, a convicted serial arsonist who terrorized the Yosemite Lakes Park community by setting 30 fires in 6 weeks, will be released next Tuesday from prison. “This is an outrage, I’m angry, this is wrong,” said Madera County District Attorney Sally Moreno. “It should not be happening.” In ...

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Oakhurst Stabbing Suspect Arrested

OAKHURST –  Robert Long was arrested on Friday May 21st by the Madera County Sheriff’s Office for felony assault with the infliction of great bodily injury, a hate crime; felony criminal threats, a hate crime; felony evading arrest; and two counts of resisting arrest. Related Story: DA Moreno’s Letter To The Community These charges stem from conduct that occurred April 30th ...

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Coffee And Conversation With DA Moreno

Join The Madera County DA, Sally Moreno For Coffee And Conversation at the Cool Bean Café NORTH FORK – Tomorrow, May 19th from 9 am to 11 am, Madera County DA Sally Moreno will be hosting coffee and conversation with your DA. DA Sally Moreno will be at the Cool Bean Café in Oakhurst to answer questions from the community. ...

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DA Moreno’s Letter To The Community

District Attorney Sally Moreno’s Letter to the Madera County Mountain Residents Addresses the Recent Release of Robert Long, Accused of Stabbing in Oakhurst  Recently, I have been receiving questions regarding why Robert Long, the suspect in a stabbing that occurred in Oakhurst a week or so ago is out of custody.  To explain, I need to tell you a little ...

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Mariposa County S.C.O.P.E. Member Arrested for Embezzlement & Grand Theft

MARIPOSA – A former S.C.O.P.E. (Sheriff’s Community Organized Policing Effort) member Ronald Glenn was arrested Friday January 15th on felony charges of Embezzlement & Grand Theft. Mr. Glenn had been a long time SCOPE member and was the Treasurer for the volunteer organization for the last 9 years. In early 2020 the SCOPE organization went through a structure change and ...

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Final Notice of Reduction of Clerk’s Office Hours

MADERA – On September 23, 2020, the Madera County Superior Court released a public notice pursuant to Government Code Section 68106 and the California Rules of Court, Rule 10.620, outlining plans to permanently reduce Clerk’s Office hours. See original story here: Public Notice of Reduction of Clerk’s Office Hours The sixty (60) day notice and public comment period concluded at ...

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Expanded Access to Court Proceedings

MADERA – Beginning Thursday, October 1, 2020, the Madera County Superior Court will offer additional access to court proceedings through Zoom. This expansion is a service to the public that enhances an already available in-person access to the courthouse and court proceedings. Members of the public can request a Zoom link for a proceeding of interest by submitting an online ...

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Public Notice: Reduction of Clerk’s Office Hours, Madera County Superior Court

PURSUANT TO CALIFORNIA GOVERNMENT CODE SECTION 68106 AND THE CALIFORNIA RULES OF COURT, RULE 10.620 NOTICE OF REDUCTION OF CLERK’S OFFICE HOURS MADERA – Pursuant to the above-referenced Government Code Section and California Rule of Court, the Madera County Superior Court is providing a sixty (60) day notice in the required form and to the required entities that it plans ...

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CHP Officers Arrest Two for Suspected Mail Theft

MARIPOSA – On September 20, 2020, at approximately 12:00 am, Mariposa CHP Officers S. Kohout , and S. Mullen conducted an enforcement stop on a black 2007 Ford Mustang for a mechanical violation, on SR-49, at Worman Road. After identifying the driver (Amanda Barrera) and passenger (Israel Vega Silva) it was determined both had active felony warrants, from Merced County. ...

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California Supreme Court Gives Favorable Nod to North Fork Rancheria Casino

North Fork, CA – The California Supreme Court has ruled that former Governor Jerry Brown acted within his authority when he concurred in a pair of federal decisions in 2011 that led to the approval of two so-called “off-reservation” tribal gaming projects in Madera and Yuba counties. In United Auburn Indian Community v. Newsom, the Court determined that the Governor ...

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